Voted by TripAdvisor (Best of 2017) as Portland’s “Top Rated Thai Cuisine”

Portland’s “Top Rated Thai Cuisine”

Wow, guys! Thank you all for your votes, you helped us get recognized by TripAdvisor for Portland’s “Top Rated Asian Cuisine” and “Top Rated Thai Cuisine” for 2017!!! We are a family-owned business since 1999; sharing some of our family’s recipes with you for nearly 18 years… and you have continued to support us all these years. We cannot thank you enough. (We love this video by Vlogger, Austin O., from Inside Oregon!)

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Join Our Mailing List for Updates


Have you joined our mailing list to receive special offers and other updates first before anyone else?

E-San Thai Cuisine was founded over 17 years ago, way before these smartphones existed (ha!) so it’s no surprise that we finally created a monthly newsletter!? When you join our mailing list, you’ll receive updates directly from us before anyone else. We plan to offer special coupons, maybe share a secret recipe— that’s a big maybe. ūüėČ

But, in all honestly, we’d like to include you in our community of long-time regulars and share our latest news with you first.

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Dining for Literacy: Thank You!


Dining for Literacy: Thank You for Your Support!

Thank you so much for attending our charity fundraising dinner event held at E-San Thai Cuisine last Sunday, Dec 4, a benefit for Child Aid. Your contribution will help to improve the lives of marginalized children in Guatemala. Moreover, your presence at our event sent a message of hope and care for the children in need.

We want to especially thank Hoods Wind Cellar and Eastside Distilling, both local companies who donated gift baskets and bottles of wine to guests. We were glad to see happy faces holding their unexpected gifts.

We want to thank all of our customers, who came for the first time and every single one of our return customers, for their support and loyalty to our business. We hope they had a good meal and a great time.

So again, thank you so much for your support. May you have a Happy and Prosperous New Year!


Mao Pathammavong (Owner, E-San Thai Cuisine)

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E-San Thai Cuisine & Non-Profit Child Aid: Dining for Literacy


Dining for Literacy

Join us for dinner at E-San Thai Cuisine on Sunday, December 4, and help us support literacy and education in rural Latin America. Child Aid combats poverty and illiteracy in Guatemala by empowering teachers and schools to improve the quality of education for their students; E-San Thai Cuisine will donate 25% of all proceeds from this event to Child Aid for this great cause.

E-San Thai Cuisine is donating portion of proceeds from that evening to Child Aid, a Portland-based non-profit that works in some of Guatemala’s poorest communities to promote literacy and improve the quality of education. Come out for a great dinner, meet some of Child Aid’s staff and supporters and help support the cause of education for kids who need it most.

Or, if you cannot attend but would like to donate then you may do so via the Donate link on Child Aid‘s website:

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E-San Thai Customer Appreciation Month (Lift & Win!)


Dine at our main restaurant in downtown Portland for your chance to win a free meal, it runs the entire month of August starting today!¬†ūüćĬ†

E-San Thai Cuisine was first opened on August 9, 1999; it started as an idea to bring fresh food from local markets to our customers every day. Because of our loyal customers who continue to support us and tell their friends about us, we were able to do what we love for 17 years strong … You even named us the #1 Best Thai Restaurant in Portland!!!

So, we wanted to do something fun and a little different as part of our Customer Appreciation Month and that’s invite you back to our main restaurant where you will automatically get a chance to win a free meal just by doing a little lifting. There will be custom¬†stickers placed under random plates, and all you’d have to do is look under your entr√©e plate … If your plate has a sticker on it then that dish will be complimentary! Easy, right? Please feel free to¬†bring in the whole family to give it a try! (Just be careful not to spill any food on yourself, though.¬†ūüėČ)

Thank you for being a part of our journey as our family move towards our 18th year in business with more food carts to add to the Portland map. We love serving you and seeing how much you enjoy our food! Once again, Thank You!!!

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